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medical ACO's came out on Jan 1 , 2012. How does that affect you and your diabetes and provider?

Started Mar 9, 2013 0 Replies

Has anybody looked into this new ACO rules and operation adn how they might be affected yet.I found a concerning set of comments about this and attached the article.My concern is that one can be…Continue

latest research/findings on how metformin works Jan 6, 2013

Started Feb 15, 2013 0 Replies

Science News... from universities, journals, and other research organizationsMost-Used Diabetes Drug Works in Different Way Than Previously ThoughtJan. 6, 2013 — A team, led by senior author Morris…Continue

New Findings-research on how metformin works Jan 6, 2013

Started Feb 15, 2013 0 Replies

Science News... from universities, journals, and other research organizationsMost-Used Diabetes Drug Works in Different Way Than Previously ThoughtJan. 6, 2013 — A team, led by senior author Morris…Continue

latest report from ADA - EASD joint committee.

Started this discussion. Last reply by jims May 7, 2012. 4 Replies

i have attaced the latest report from ADA - EASD joint committee on managing hyperglycemia in type 2 diabetes.fyiContinue

 

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rick phillips left a comment for jims
"Jims congratulations on being named a featured member of the week."
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"BRAVO on being a FEATURED MEMBER jims!"
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jims replied to Debbie Anderson's discussion 'Struggling with losing weight and my type 2.'
"I find fat most helpful slowing down digestion and keeps intestines roaring through the simple starches and carbs creating a huge spike. I agree with Brian (bsc) and Consumne Jan."
Saturday
jims replied to debsgsd's discussion 'Meter Results'
"This story is actually worse and more tragic when some folks back a few years on dialysis were given huge doses of insulin and died because the hand held tools being used did exactly as described by mistakenly showing huge glucose numbers because of…"
Apr 16
jims replied to debsgsd's discussion 'Meter Results'
"there is another reason for the variation and it depends upon the strip technology and if it is testing for glucose D only or all sugars in blood - glucose D, xylitrol, maltose dextrose, galactos which then you are getting a totalized reading of…"
Apr 15
jims replied to Debbie Anderson's discussion 'Struggling with losing weight and my type 2.'
"great comments, work and suggestions, Sdkate!"
Apr 9
jims replied to Megan S's discussion 'Lows on Metformin only'
"yup, one needs a regular small fire in the boiler to keep the steam up at a minimum level but not more than that; that will blow the safety's on the boiler! Cheers and good luck."
Apr 9
jims replied to Carolpa's discussion 'New Kid Here'
"The work done at the University of Newcastle Upon Tyne using MRI spectography - non invasive - and watching liver and pancreas that on extreme diets; recovery of control by liver and pancreas occurred when excess fat in liver and pancreas islets…"
Apr 7
jims replied to GailD's discussion 'Insulin and blood sugars increasing?'
"I cannot tell what you are doing using insulin - type, speed, lasting time at dose etc. What I did was to curtail diet to 1200 calories per day ( and the correct number of grams of carbs) Next I would up my exercise and for me that was 1.5 to 2…"
Apr 7
jims replied to Nancy beneteai's discussion 'spouse/family minimizing T2'
"I would offer something else here that is complicit for understanding why the healthy and family members do not really understand nor seem supportive of those of us suffering this scourge ( its all your own fault!) This 24/7 moronic sound byte…"
Apr 7
jims replied to Brian (bsc)'s discussion 'Pass the Butter - Turns out Saturated Fat is Fine!'
"Vons (safeway) and Ralphs all stock that now and bringing in the specialty flours and starches!"
Apr 6
jims replied to Carolpa's discussion 'New Kid Here'
"This 30 year + type 2 thanks terry for her excellent commenys. I would emphasize - offer the following; a) learn to meter when you wake up and 2 hours after a meal to see how it is going. this is critical to get timely feedback on your progress,…"
Apr 4
jims replied to Heather's discussion 'Drug Interactions with Metformin?'
"This is an excellent question. The interactions you ask about are badly if at all researched. Having used a cgms and watched this issue, my unscientific opinion is that there are food, spices, some antibiotics do interfere with the effect of…"
Apr 3
jims replied to Megan S's discussion 'Lows on Metformin only'
"Walking helps burn out the glucose in the muscles and can under right circumstances cause lows. I have seen that on cgms and used candy to offset the burn."
Apr 1
jims replied to Nancy beneteai's discussion 'spouse/family minimizing T2'
"First class Sdkate! Congratulations and best wishes. As in scuba diving - there are no shortcuts and take one you hurt yourself. On planet earth surface driving a car ; break a rule and if no policeman waiting to catch one; one sneaks by thinking no…"
Apr 1

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The PRIMARY person in my life who has diabetes has
Type 2 diabetes
How do you hope to benefit from TuDiabetes?
information and contact
Date diagnosed
June 10, 1989
Most recent HbA1C %, date of result (optional)
6.4
Type of treatment/devices you use
Oral, Shots, Diet and Exercise
What pump model do you use, if any?
none
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http://db2jimcaresta.com

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At 5:42pm on April 21, 2014, rick phillips said…

Jims congratulations on being named a featured member of the week.

At 1:57pm on April 21, 2014, Linda G said…

BRAVO on being a FEATURED MEMBER jims!

At 11:45pm on April 25, 2013, nel said…

How nice to see you joined the Canucks ...welcome jims :)

At 8:34pm on November 24, 2012, JaninaWalker said…

Great to hear those details and the list of supplements as I am very much in favour of them. This month I had LDL of 2.11 mmol and HDL of 2.15 and a ratio of 2.07 and I attribute it to the supplements I take, but I stopped 5 days ahead of the tests so it would not interfere with the machinery and test pads giving accurate results. I still haven't started back on the MultiVitMin as I am considering some tests that I want to do without supplements to see my reduced level due to age.

Then I will go back on the DHEA and more that really help. I've been off DHEA since around June and I feel OLD in comparison.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ONSF_HPGx-Q&NR=1&feature=endscreen

A full National Georgraphic show on Anabolic Steroids....good explanation
45 minutes

It is not illegal to take steroids if one is not competing and the only concern is not to take too much. I make sure I research enough. I feel a LOT worse not taking it.

At 8:32pm on November 6, 2012, Linda G said…

Hello! How Do You Do, and HAPPY BIRTHDAY to you jims....
Best Wishes NOW....and for the rest of the year!
Have a GREAT "ME" DAY :)
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Hey, why don't you come join us in the TuD chat room?
You'll see us at the bottom of the home page.
We have a great time getting to know each other, sharing info and lots of laughs :)
It's on right now!
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At 4:38pm on November 6, 2012, SEAGATOR said…

Down slope. I guess i Am all ready there. Soon to be 86 and a Navy veteran of WW2 still very active especially in this diabetes war. Warm Wishes. Reed

At 1:05pm on November 6, 2012, SEAGATOR said…

Happy,Happy Birthday,jims. I wish for you a most wonderful day. ENJOY!!!

At 9:01pm on July 19, 2012, Peetie said…

Hey Jims. I see you haven't posted for awhile. Hope you are okay.

At 5:50pm on February 22, 2012, Peetie said…

Hey Jims! Please don't stop posting. We all benefit from your experience. Joanne

At 7:39am on October 13, 2010, Doris D said…
I really hope you enjoy it here with our family! Great advice and great learning from other's too!
 
 
 

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